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Garda crisis: Fine Gael feels the full brunt of public anger

Gains for Sinn Fein, but Fianna Fail seem unable to move above the low twenties in terms of share of the first preference vote, writes Richard Colwell.

30th March, 2014

The government parties have both suffered a drop in public support as the fallout from the controversies surrounding the former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan and the Minister for Justice Alan Shatter continue to reverberate.

This month's RED C poll for The Sunday Business Post was conducted in the eye of the storm surrounding the penalty points, the whistleblower controversy, and the further announcement that the Gardai­ had been systematically taping calls to certain Garda stations....

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